Internet-Connected Teddy Bear Exposed Over 2 Million Voice Messages; Data Held for Ransom

Every parent should think twice before handing out Internet-connected toys or smart toys to their children, as these creepy toys pose a different sort of danger: privacy and data security risks for kids who play with them. This same incident was happened over a year ago when Hong Kong toymaker VTech was hacked, which exposed personal details, including snaps of parents and children and chat (Swati Khandelwal) #HackerNews #News #Security #Internet

How to Automatically Turn on Lights When Your Wi-Fi Cam Detects Motion

If you have a Wi-Fi cam (like the Nest Cam) set up for security, it’s one thing to catch any perps on video. But it’s also a good idea to scare them away by having lights automatically turn on when any burglars are detected.

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by Craig Lloyd #HowToGeek